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The Enzootic Bovine Leukosis (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Cleansing and disinfection

11.—(1) A veterinary inspector may serve a notice on the occupier of any premises where there is or has been a suspected animal, or the carcase of such an animal, requiring the occupier at the occupier’s own expense to cleanse and disinfect–

(a)the premises or any part thereof; or

(b)any apparatus, equipment or thing used in connection with any affected animal, suspected animal or the carcase of such an animal.

(2) If the requirements of a notice served under paragraph (1) above are not complied with, a veterinary inspector may, without prejudice to any proceedings for an offence arising out of such default, carry out or cause to be carried out, such cleansing and disinfection and any expenses reasonably incurred by the veterinary inspector shall be recoverable by the Scottish Ministers from the person in default.

(3) For the purposes of exercising the powers under paragraph (1) above a veterinary inspector may, on production on demand of the veterinary inspector’s authority, enter the premises to which a notice served under this regulation relates, and may be accompanied by such persons as are considered necessary and the veterinary inspector shall, if so required by the occupier or person in charge of the premises, state the reasons for entering.

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